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captioning funded by cbs good morning to our viewers in the west. monday, september 24th, 2012. welcome to cbs this morning. mitt romney starts a new push in battleground states and tells cbs news his 14% tax rate is fair. have researchers found a road map to the cure for breast cancer? we'll ask a leading surgeon. arnold schwarzenegger opens up to "60 minutes" about family and politics. we'll talk with lesley stahl about that. "homeland and "modern family" win big at the emmys. >> we win a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> we're going to restore the economic freedom that built this economy in the first place. >> can you win this thing? >> i'm going to win this thing. >> mitt romney tries to get back
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on message. >> responding to his critics to spend more time with voters and less time raising money. >> this is a campaign that's running out of time. we've got 45 days left. give anybody 40, 45 days and they can change everything. at least three dozen major wildfires are burning in nine states. two fires broke out in southern california, sending residents running. >> grabbed what we could. we're pretty freaked out about our house. the emmy goes to "homeland." >> "homeland." >> i don't really believe in judging art. i thought i'd show up just in case. it turned out all right. a giant panda cub born a week ago at national zoo in washington has died. >> this is devastating for all of us here. the collision sent the driver through the windshield and out on to the road. seems fine. green bay's lead singer is
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seeking treatment after armstrong's melt down. >> i'm not justin bieber you [ bleep ]. revenge is a meal best served cold! >> ooh, boy. that's a few bucks. >> the official throws his cap. all that matters. >> what does maria think about you writing the memoir and bringing this up? >> you think she will run for president next time out? >> i have no earthly idea what to expect. >> on "cbs this morning." brad pitt reportedly said this week he'd be interested in appearing in a bollywood musical, then looked around at his kids and realized maybe he already was. welcome to "cbs this morning." governor mitt romney is on his busiest campaign trip since republican convention. he's focusing on the important swing states that are likely to
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decide this presidential election. >> the polls show romney is trailing in most of those states. he's campaigning in colorado today and then goes to ohio tomorrow where president obama's campaign is launching a new tv ad with that secretly recorded video of his opponent. jan crawford is covering the romney campaign in denver this morning. >> reporter: good morning. romney left california and headed here yesterday afternoon. he's trying to get his focus back on the economy after what his advisers even say was a terrible last week for him. at a rally here last night he really focused on jobs, and he came out swinging against the president. >> this could be the state that takes it over the edge! >> reporter: campaigning in the swing state of colorado, romney is keeping his focus on the economy. and his message more forceful and specific. >> they don't understand small business. i do. not because i studied it, but because i lived it. you have to be in business to understand how to create jobs. >> reporter: he's looking to put last week behind him.
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on the campaign plane sunday night to denver, romney told reporters he was buckling down. quietly rejecting suggestions the race may be slipping away. >> you know, we just keep on battling forward with our message. i don't pay a lot of attention to the day-to-day polls. they change a great deal. >> reporter: those polls now show president obama on the rise in the battleground states. here in colorado, the latest cbs news poll shows the president has overtaken romney and now leads by one point. romney is launching a bus tour in another battleground state, ohio, where he'll be met with a new ad hitting him hard for saying at a may fundraiser that the 47% of americans who don't pay federal income taxes are victims. >> doesn't the president have to worry about everyone? >> reporter: democrats also seized on romney's tax rate which he addressed in an interview with "60 minutes." >> now, you made on your investments personally about $20 million last year, and you paid 14% in federal taxes.
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that's the capital gains rate. is that fair to the guy who makes $50,000 and paid a higher rate than you did? >> it is a low rate. one of the reasons why the capital gains tax rate is lower is because capital has already been taxed once at the corporate level at high as 35%. >> you think it is fair? >> yeah. i think it's the right way to encourage economic growth. to get people to invest, to start businesses, to put people to work. >> reporter: now, there's a reason that romney pays that relatively low tax rate. it's called the federal tax code. that's not stopping democrats from trying to make an issue out of it, keeping the focus off the economy and on romney. he said on the campaign plane last night he thinks some of those attacks, those personal attacks have been effective. he's slipped in the polls in some of the battleground states. even president obama, charlie and norah, said in the "60 minutes" interview some of his ads have gone as he put it overboard. he said there can be no doubt that some people will dispute
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the way the obama campaign is characterizing things. >> jan crawford, thank you. also on "60 minutes" last night steve kroft pressed the president to justify his budget deficits. scott pelley asked governor romney for specifics on his tax cut plan. >> well, i can tell that specifically what my policy looks like. i will not raise taxes on middle income folks. i will not lower the share of taxes paid by high income individuals. and i will make sure that we bring down rates, we limit deductions and exemptions. so we keep the progressivity in the code and encourage growth in jobs. >> the devil is in the details, though. what are we talking about? the mortgage deduction? the charitable deduction? >> the devil's in the details. the angel is in the policy which is creating more jobs. >> most americans think we're spending too much money. >> mm-hmm. >> the national debt has gone up 60% in the four years that you've been in office. >> first of all, steve, i think it's important to understand the context here.
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when i came into office, i inherited the biggest deficit in our history. over the last four years, the deficit has gone up, but 90% of that is as a consequence of two wars that weren't paid for. as a consequence of tax cuts that weren't paid for. a prescription drug plan that was not paid for. and then the worst economic crisis since the great depression. >> cbs news political director john dickerson is in washington. good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> what's the dynamic of the moment we're in now? we see this exchange on "60 minutes" and we see the campaign with not that much time left. >> you know, there's not that much time left. we are in the predebate period. we've got the debate next week. what's basically happening right now for governor romney is he's got the wheels a little bit back on the bus. he wants to basically try to get back to the strategy that they had tried to put in place more than a week ago, which is to be more specific about his policies, try and connect those policies to people where they live in their daily lives, try
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to get off this bad string of luck that he's got, and just get ready for the debate and really use that as his platform moment. >> john, we know this is now apparently the busiest week of campaigning for mitt romney since the republican convention. why has it taken the campaign that long to sort of schedule out these rallies in these battleground states like ohio? >> well, part of it is debate prep. part of it is they've got to raise a lot of money. this is different than previous races where you've got a federal funds meant you didn't have to be on the road raising money all the time. and in his final push, a lot of that money needs to go for ads and needs to go for, you know, competition in nine different states. so the problem, though, is that romney has had difficulty making this connection and the best way they think now to make that connection is to put him out there more, find a way to make him accessible, find a way to put him in front of voters so they can attach to something in his programs. >> what is their pathway to
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getting 270 electoral votes? >> it's a difficult pathway. first they have to find a way to get those obama voters who voted for him in '08, are disappointed with him now, find something to sell them. then they've got to do well in florida, ohio, virginia. they think north carolina is going to go for the republicans. it went for obama last time. but there are basically nine states here. romney has a tougher map. he starts with a bit of a deficit, if you count the states that he can certainly count on. wisconsin is another important state to look at. that was one state that obama won in 2008 where romney thought he could make inroads. picked paul ryan. the polls tightened. now the polls have gotten wider there. >> john, based on your reporting, what do you sense mitt romney is going to do differently or is it stay on the same track? >> well, this is the great question with mitt romney. it's been several months where they've various different times said we're going to get more specific. but if you listen to him on the stump, all he has done so far really is just assert his plans over again.
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well, that hasn't done it so far. so the question is, what's he going to do? it could just be that some people are just tuning in now. maybe when they hear his programs for the first time, people find that perfectly attractive. but there has been a months long question about whether he can do something more to sell his program for the future that actually connects with people. that's the big question still. >> this will be a big week before next week's debate. john dickerson, thank you. president obama heads to new york today with other world leaders for the opening of the u.n. general assembly. the president speaks at the u.n. tomorrow. this morning the state department is blasting cnn for revealing details from the personal journal of ambassador chris stevens who was killed in libya earlier this month. margaret brennan is with us. margaret, we have foreign policy on the front page today because more than 100 leaders gathered here in new york for the unga. this specific story, libya, a big story this week. what's going on now in what happened? what was cnn reporting that the state department says was
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absolutely out of bounds? >> they say it's disgusting. what happened is that cnn found a journal of ambassador chris stevens. >> his personal journal. >> his personal journal on the site of the consulate attack. now, according to the state department, this defied the wishes of stevens' family to go ahead and report on what was inside the journal. >> what did the journal say? >> well, according to cnn, they had to report some of the information, including the thought from ambassador stevens that he was on an al qaeda hit list. they say the state department is shooting the messenger here and criticizing them for taking that information, reporting on it, then returning the journal to the family. >> which is pretty explosive if ambassador stevens had suggested in his personal journal that he thought his personal security was at risk. >> that's the thing. because there's a debate we can have about journalism. then there's a debate we can have about the information there and whether they were compelled to report on it. what we know is that the state department won't answer any questions about that attack,
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what happened there. they say it's off limits because it's an intelligence matter. the fbi isn't even in benghazi yet. they have not secured that site which is how journalists can wander through and have picked up -- >> "the new york times" is reporting today, "new york times" reporting today in a major column on a major story, attacking libya was a major blow to cia efforts. that was an important place. they were watching important terrorist activity. those cia agents have been compromised in terms of f their ability to do what they wanted to do. >> there, i'm sure, are many agencies active in that area. the responsibility for security for the ambassador and his staff falls -- and diplomatic security which is part of this state department, which is why they are under fire and why there's so much pressure to fill in some of the blanks. journalists are trying to do that. we know the state department has to produce a report in 60 days to congress. it's not clear how detailed the information is going to be. >> a lot more news this week. margaret, thank you. good to see you. southern california
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firefighters are battling two fast moving wildfires this morning. one in riverside county east of los angeles. that threatens some 200 homes. and east of san diego near the mexican border a fire on the campo indian reservation has destroyed at least four homes and is threatening dozens more. no injuries are reported. sadness this morning in washington's national zoo. the baby panda that got so many people excited last week has died. officials are holding a news conference right now. chip reid is at the zoo. chip, good morning. >> reporter: charlie and norah, they just finished this news conference. they still don't know exactly what happened to this cub. they believe it may have been related to something having to do with the liver. they say it was a bit discolored, a bit harder than a liver normally would be. again, it's probably going to be about two weeks before they really know what happened. but for the people who worked here, it was absolutely devastating. it was that noise from mother panda mei xiang caught on the zoo's panda cam sunday morning
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that alerted officials something wasn't right. within hours they confirmed the news. the zoo's 1-week-old cub had died. >> this is devastating for all of us here. it's hard to describe how much passion and energy and thought and care has gone into this. >> reporter: similar to its birth, the cub's death was unexpected. all signs pointed to a caring mother and a healthy, vocal newborn. >> the cub was just beautiful. a beautiful little body. beautiful face. markings just beginning to show around the eye. >> reporter: when veterinarians examined the cub which weighed about 4 ounces, they found in signs of trauma or sickness. they do not know why it died. they do say on any given day in a cub's first two weeks of life, it's mortality rate is about 18%. >> think of all the things that could happen with something that teeny. >> reporter: jack hanna has worked with wild animals for 40 years at the columbus zoo and as
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host of "jack hanna's into the wild." >> let's say she rolls over because she's tired, maybe. something could happen there. she could maybe pick it up wrong. the numerous things that could happen are insurmountable. >> reporter: breeding pandas is also difficult. mei xiang has five failed pregnancies before becoming pregnant recently through artificial insemination. hanna says the national zoo might have better success with a new panda from china. >> if it was me and i was the head of the zoo, i would obviously ask for another panda. time is critical. time is of essence for this species. >> reporter: zoo officials say the silver lining in this is if they can figure out why this cub died, they might be able to save another cub in the future. by the way, they believe the cub was a female. they say she had nursed. the mother is now cradling a toy. charlie and norah. >> thank you. in hollywood it was a night of triumph for "homeland" and "modern family." "mad men" had 17 nominations and
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failed to win a single award. as ben tracy reports, voters rewarded some old favorites and made room for worthy newcomers as well. >> that's how the emmys got their name. m-e. me. >> reporter: hollywood has never been shy about congratulating itself. >> i like attention. >> drama queen. >> and tv's biggest night did not disappoint. >> thank you, hollywood. >> reporter: shetime easter richl drama "homeland" was the night's big winner. sweeping the drama categories with six emmy wins, including best drama. that denied "mad men" what could have been a record setting fifth emmy. "homeland's" claire danes won for best actress and her coe star damien lewis best actor. >> we're going to go away to a romantic island together just for the weekend. when that baby's ginger, you guys are going to have a field day. >> reporter: "modern family" was once again the big winner in the comedy category.
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>> this is an embarrassment of riches. >> reporter: taking home emmys for supporting actress and actor as well as third consecutive best comedy award. >> i'm stunned. >> reporter: it was two and a half men's jon cryer who won for lead actor in a comedy after spending years supporting charlie sheen. >> i will be impossible to live with after this. i will be brandishing this. >> did you guys want to stay another hour? >> reporter: emmy host jimmy kimmel kept the show on time and went for laughs by throwing his own parents out of the theater. >> out of the theater and into the parking lot. thank you very much. >> reporter: meanwhile his friend jon stewart clawed his way to a tenth consecutive emmy win for "the daily show." >> son of a [ bleep ]. >> reporter: "the amazing race" grabbed the ninth emmy for best reality show while "dancing with the stars" tom bergeron beat out betty white for best host. >> this is particularly satisfying since betty white always kicks my ass in our mixed
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martial arts class. >> reporter: anything can happen in hollywood. the only place where the director of the emmys can win an emmy for directing the tonys. the night's only standing ovation went to michael j. fox who proved to be an inspiration just by walking on stage to present. for cbs this morning, los angeles. >> i knew "homeland" had a lot of funs. this is a huge surprise they win so big and "mad men" would do so badly. >> big win for showtime and damien lewis and claire danes. i'm a fan of that show. watch it regularly. newspapers now. >> this moshing's headlines from around the globe. "wall street journal" looks at the rising price of free checking accounts to avoid a monthly fee. customers must keep an average of $723 in checking accounts that pay no interest. that's 23% more than last year according to a survey by bank rate. banks are also raising atm and overdraft fees. "the new york times" reports apple could be the first company to be valued at $1 trillion.
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as of friday, apple's total was $656 billion. some analysts sayay if the company's sales numbers keep on rising, apple could hit the trillion mark as early as next august. >> less than a year. meanwhile the financial times reports apple's main supplier, foxcon technology group in china suspended production today at one of its largest factories following mass rioting. last night's dispute left 40 employees hospitalized. "usa today" says more americans are hunting and fishing. a survey by the u.s. fish and wildlife service shows fishing is up 11% and hunts is up 9% from 2006 to 2011. one reason, officials say with the recession going on, people
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a -- autobiography hit stores today. >> in the interview with lesley stahl she asks him why he's being candid about the affair that broke up his marriage. >> what does maria think about you writing the memoir and bringing this up? >> i think that maria is, you know, wishing me well with everything that i do. >> has she read it? >> no. at this point she hasn't read anything. >> but she knows you're discussing -- >> she knows it's about my whole life and that i would not write a book and kind of leave out that part and make people feel like wait a minute, are we just getting a book about his success stories and not talk about his failures and that's not the book i wanted to write. i wanted to write the book about me. my life. >> where is his life now and why is he doing this? >> well, he's trying to get a fourth act. as a body builder, the actor,
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the politician. and he's working on what next and i think when he started writing the book he thought this was is going to help him launch whatever is next. he's in a lot of movies coming up. and then the scandal became public. and he was basically forced to write about it. >> what does maria shriver think about him writing the book. >> i don't know personally. there was an article in "newsweek" quoting her friends and family, put that in quotes and i assume that they were feeling, talking about her feeling it was a bad idea for her children, for her. >> there are some details about houmary a shriver confronted arnold schwarzenegger about her belief that he may have fathered this child with their housekeeper. >> she was suspicious. and i believe she had talked to the housekeeper herself, so she knew and confronted arnold
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schwarzenegger in a session with their marriage counselor. their marriage was already strained. >> there was some talk they were trying to get it back at some point. >> right. they've gone back and forth since this but she's filed for divorce and he tells us the divorce is going forward. >> it was interesting in that therapy session arnold schwarzenegger said he thought it was about a session to counsel them how to go back from the end of his career as governor to a more private life. he didn't realize it was about the state of their marriage. >> he had no idea. he got in there and the subject came up and confronted and he admitted it. >> what else is interesting in this book other than the story of the break up of the marriage. >> he wanted to write a book of his career. he got to the top of his profession three times as body builder, agent orand as politician and most of the book is about how he did it, how he did it three different times. the 10,000 hours they talked
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about to become the very top of a profession. i can't think of anybody else who did it three times. >> a man of uncommon will. >> a man of drive and endurance and inhuman persistence. that's what the book was supposed to be about. this chapter is called the secret and it's kind of a segregated part -- >> he's smart enough to know what all the talk would be about. >> he's smart enough to know that he had to confront it, he had to face very tough questions, and answer them, and he didn't duck. the only questions he really didn't want to go to about his own children and about the boy whose name is joseph. because he felt some obligation to protect them. otherwise he really sat there and took the questions. >> this interview airs next sunday on "60 minutes." what was your impression of arnold schwarzenegger? i mean you've covered him before. did it change after spending this time with him and reading
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the book? >> i have to be frank. he's the most charming, the funniest. you know him, charlie. he's hilarious. he has an ability to cho what you want to talk about, what you're interested in and because he's been in so many fields, sports, hollywood, politics, he's something of -- he can talk about anything. he'll figure you out and charm you. just completely charm you. i had to keep remembering wait a minute, you know, he did something that's completely uncharming and remind myself because he was so much fun to be with. >> thank you. >> you're welcome. >> you can see the full interview with schwartz this sunday on "60 minutes" right here on cbs. doctors have new clues that could lead to better more effective breast cancer treatment. this is a big study that's out today. we'll ask one of the top surgeons in the field how this research may save lives. >> and tomorrow interview with former president bill clinton on cbs "this morning". look, if you have copd like me,
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this actually happened in russia and it's pretty incredible. a truck gets into a head-on collision and the driver of the other truck flying out of the windshield and landing on his feet. he casually walks away. he wasn't hurt. welcome back everybody to cbs "this morning." >> in today's health watch a possible major break through in breast cancer treatment. a new study divides the disease into four major classes. one might already be treatable with a drug that works against ovarian cancer. doctor, thank you for joining us. tell us what's the major headline from this study and how it may help lives. >> what the study does, it's another piece in the puzzle to give us information telling us how all breast cancers are not the same and therefore all treatment should not be the
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same, it's not a one size fits all for breast cancer treatment. >> what stuns me about this and it makes you excited too is it's called a reshaping of the scientific understanding of breast cancer. which shaping of our understanding of it. >> right. so what we're looking at is how genetically they are different. the basel carcinoma that has a poor prognosis are very similar to ovarian cancer. the news that breast cancer drugs may not be as effective as the ovarian cancer treatment%. >> one of the researchers said it may provide a road map for how we might cure breast cancer. >> in theory, correct. that's correct. >> but a way to go before we get there. >> yes. >> why is this the first breast
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cancer research of this scale. >> why this now, the technology wasn't available before. it's a very large study over 800 breast cancers that now have been analyzed and categorized. >> i want to ask the obvious question. if you have breast cancer or someone in your family has breast cancer what should we be asking our doctor? >> ask your doctor what kind of breast cancer you have specifically and would you be eligible for a clinical trial to look at these medications that might be better than what traditionally have been offered for breast cancer >> you're a surgeon? >> correct. >> we're now so e years later really coming to believe that we're finding the pathways to curing lots of disease including cancer. >> yes. i certainly expect that ten years from now we're not going to be doing as much breast surgery as we're doing today because we're finding smaller
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archaeologists in britain said they made an astonishing fine. they believe they uncovered the remains of long lost royalty he happens to be king richard iii. >> they are using 21st century techniques. >> reporter: well there's bean lot of talk lately about intrusion into frift lives of britain's royals, but in this case the disturbance goes back centuries. in fact the royal involved isn't being allowed to rest peacefully in his grave. this is the story of a long lost ancient english king who always had a bad press. richard iii. >> the hunchback, the withered arm, the serial killer, the brutal monster, the ruthless
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tyrant. >> reporter: although he's credited with one good line. >> ahoy! ah ahoy. >> reporter: richard iii has largely been forgottened. defeated by henry vii. richard was buried in a local church yard that has since become a parking lot. archaeologists long suspected that richard's remains lay somewhere in the neighborhood but they had two problems. finding him and proving that what they found was him. with the help of some extras brought in to give the occasional little showbiz glamour, they found a skeleton that would have bean nice fit in the 1485 season of csi. >> the part of the skull. >> reporter: enter into the
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drama, the furniture maker. it turns out king richard iii was his great-great -- count up to 16 uncle. >> phone rings and says i'm a historian. you're related to richard iii. congratulations. >> more or less. i think he probably started the conversation by saying i'm not a lunatic. >> reporter: so michael, a descendant of richard iii's sister has provide dna material. if it matches the skeleton with the hole in its head that would be a good clue it's the real thing. richard iii's claim to the throne was always suspect and the royal line has taken many twists and turns since. >> i've been asked if there's any spare palaces lying around i might inherit but i'm not holding my breath on that issue. >> reporter: his family had immigrated to canada. he came back to britain nearly 30 years ago and left a quiet life. now he's expecting invitations
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to a better class of dinner party. >> so he's pleased to know he might be related to richard? >> reporter: he's intrigued to know he might be related to richard, but let's put it that way. not a great press. >> thank you. and speaking of tv, royalty was crowned at the emmys last night. we'll show you all the big winners and kenneth fraser from "the insider" has the drama from back stage. i don't have time for the flu. that's why i'm knocking things off my to-do list. vitamin d, done! hand sanitizer, done! hey, eric! i'm here for my flu shot. sorry, didn't make an appointment. well, you don't need one. whether it's flu shots or prescriptions, we continue to accept express scripts and medco plans.
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♪ it's 8:00. welcome back to "cbs this morning." speaking to 60 minutes, governor mitt romney justifies his 14% tax rate while president obama says he could have tried harder to change the tone in washington. we'll take you backstage at the emmys to talk with claire danes and other big winners. first, what's been happening in the world and what we've been covering on "cbs this morning." >> we just keep on battling forward with our message. i don't pay a lot of attention to the day-to-day polls. >> governor mitt romney is focusinging on the important swing states that are likely to decide this president election. >> reporter: he's trying to get his message back on focus after what his advisers say was a
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terrible week. >> there's a question about whether he can sell his program for the future that connects with people. that's the big question still. in hollywood, a night of try ump for "homeland" and "modern family." >> my husband, my love, my life, my baby daddy. sadness at washington national zoo where the baby panda has died. >> if they can figure out why this cub died, they might be able to save another cub in the future. >> what does maria think about you writing a memoir and bringing this up? >> i think that maria is, you know, wishing me well. this actually happened in russia. it's pretty incredible. >> does it bother anyone else that president obama said his favorite show is watching "homeland." i don't think he should be watching it for the same reason i don't think charlie sheen should be watching "breaking bad." >> i'm charlie rose with gayle
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king and norah o'donnell. this morning as president obama heads to new york, governor romney's campaign in colorado, their first presidential debate is coming up next week. last night they both responded to criticism of the way they do business. >> now, you made on your investments personally about $20 million last year and paid 14% in federal taxes. that's the capital gains rate. is that fair to the guy who makes $50,000 and paid a higher rate than you did. >> it is a high rate. one of the reasons the capital gains rate is lower is because capital gains were paid once already at a rate of 35%. >> you think it is fair. >> i think it's a way to encourage economic growth, get people to invest. to put people to work. >> if you ask me what's my biggest disappointments, it's that we haven't changed the tone in washington.
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>> you don't bear any responsibility for that? >> i think as president i bear responsibility for everything to some degree. one of the things i've realized over the last two years is that that only happens if i'm enlisting the american people more aggressively than i did the first two years. on "face the nation" the talk was about the next presidential campaign, 2016. bob schieffer asked bill clinton if he believes secretary of state hillary clinton will be a candidate? >> i don't know. she's worked hard for 20 years. we had eight years in the white house. she ran for the senate. she served in new york for eight years and immediately became secretary of state. and she's tired. she's really worked hard. i think she's done a fabulous job. i'm very proud of her. but she wants to take some time off, kind of regroup, write a book. i hope we'll be, woulding together. she was doing this work long
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before i was and a lot of what we do now in "women and girls" was driven by things she started in the state department. i think we ought to give her a chance to organize her life and decide what she wants to do. i just don't know. she's an extraordinarily able person. i never met anybody i thought was a better public servant, but i have no earthly idea what she'll decide to do. >> he says we'll be working together, which i thought was interesting, bill clinton. that's what hillary clinton has talked about. she wants to do something like the clinton global initiative and focus on women and girls which has been a project of hers. >> i heard him say, too, in that interview he supports whatever she says first, last an always. i thought that was such a tender thing to say. >> we'll see. we have an interview with him that will air tomorrow on nbc this morning. >> a lot of people believe she will, in fact, decide to run. however, she has not made up her mine. she really does want to take some time to rest and think
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about the future and write a book. >> maybe you two will get a different answer today and we'll see. a new bank rate survey finds the average customer must keep a minimum balance of $723 in a no-interest account to avoid monthly fee. that amount is up to 23% over last year. banks say the new regulations are squeezing their profits. analysts say banks are betting customers won't switch because it's too much of a hassle. week three of the nfl season, things are heating up. a field goal that barely sailed inside the upright gave baltimore a 31-30 victory over new england. patriots coach bill belichick wanted a replay and grabbed the arm of an official after the game. coaches are not supposed to touch the referees. the nfl met with the union yesterday calling on them to end the officials lockout. it was a golden night for
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"homeland." the series came in as a dark horse, but turned out to be one of the big inners. kevin frazier host of "the insiders" was there. luckily for us, you're up early. >> gayle, i will always get up early for you. the big winners, one was mentioned, "homeland." also "modern family." a lot of experts predicted "mad men" would make it five wins in a row in the tv drama category. but "homeland" took home six golden statues. >> the emmy goes to claire danes. >> the world is about to end and we're standing around talking. get off of me. >> no one plays crazy like you. >> well, thank you. >> the pregnant star picking up her second emmy, but first for
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"homeland" giving a shout ot to herman. >> my husband, my love, my life, my baby daddy. were twitter exploded -- mandy patinkin, holla. >> how gratifying is it to see the love. >> it's great. >> a cat grat tore kiss to damien lewis. >> i don't believe in judging art, but i thought i'd show up just in case. >> reporter: adding to "homeland's" haul of six. >> "modern family". >> reporter: the show with its third consecutive win as well as best supporting roles for julie bowen. >> i never thought i'd be on tv
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as a gay man. >> you start having stories written that you're dating charlize theron. >> two emmy wins now. >> that i really am quite surprised. >> the emmy goes to -- >> jon cryer. >> it's a first lead actor win. >> something has clearly gone terribly wrong, and i'm going to apologize again. my speech sucked. i apologize to america. it's been a crazy year on the show and thank you ashton. thank you ashton. >> jon stewart tackled by stephen colbert and jimmy fallon. he had to crawl to the stage to accept "the daily show's" tenth win. >> the aliens visit.
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they will find a box of these and know how predictable [ bleep ]. >> kevin costner with his first emmy for lead actor in a mini series or movie. >> how gratifying is it, "hatfields & mccoys." >> not in vogue. i was convinced the writing was compelling and had a chance to be classic. >> a great night for kevin costner. also "game-changer" took home five emmys including one for july ann moore's take on governor sarah palin. moore accepted her award saying wow, i feel validated because sarah palin gave me a big thumbs down. "the amazing race" grabbed its ninth emmy for best reality competition. a great night for a lot of the shows. >> if people weren't watching "homeland" before, i bet they'll start checking it out now. >> yes, they will. >> was there any moment that stood out for you?
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you were there inside. >> michael j. fox, when he came down the carpet, as a journalist, we stopped and kind of looked at him and watched. we wanted to applaud the great run he had on "the good wife." also a new show coming up in 2014 where he will play a dad with parkinson's. it was a great night for him. by the way, the broadcast networks, guys saying they're dead because cable dominated. hbo won with 23 wins, cbs was second with 16 emmys. >> we'll take that. people were saying about sofia vergara's dress, smoking hot. >> she was one of the many smoking hot ladies there. >> i think it was the color of the dress. thank you, kevin. kevin will have more from the emmys tonight on "the insider." check your local listings. here is a dog with quite thq tale to tell. shorty was discovered wandering
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around the road in charlotte, north carolina. turns out shorty was separated from his family seven years ago during hurricane katrina. that was seven years ago. nobody has an idea how he survived or ended up in north carolina. he needs medical attention. his family hopes to get shorty back in just a few weeks. it will be interested to see if shorty remembers. i bet he does. >> when he sees the family, how will he react. >> and in north carolina he ended up. >> we all love dogs. >> exactly. >> where charlie is
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♪ a man in italy is accused of turning a hollywood movie into real life. police say he dressed up as a pilot and tried to con his way into the cockpit of a passenger jet. >> they say he was inspired by the movie "catch me if you can." we look at how this would be leonardo dicaprio was finally caught. >> reporter: at first glance captain an tremendousa sirlo looks like the real deal. the only problem is he's not. police say the man is actually a 32-year-old unemployed italian who took his treatment of being a pilot too far. at least once sirlo allegedly hitched a ride in the cockpit of
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a jet from munich , germany to turin, italy in april though he never touched the controls. online he called himself a first officer for the german carrier lufthansa and posted this picture posing in a cockpit. even the name he chose is an italian aviation code. if the story sounds familiar that's because it is. ♪ come fly with me >> reporter: sirlo was copying the hit movie "catch me if you can." in it leonardo dicaprio plays a com man who passed himself off s a pan am pilot.d himself off his scam wasn't good enough to convince one aviation official. when authorities caught up with the suspected con artist on friday at turin airport he was decked out in a pilot's uniform. he led police to a garage filled with fake i.d. cards, resumes and training manuals, everything except for the real credentials. >> "catch me if you can"
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character was trying to make money off the deal. this guy was just looking for the ego of being an airline pilot. >> reporter: fateors are looking into whether the man whose real name is still unknown scammed his way on toni other flights. he's been charged with impersonation and putting passenger safety at risk. >> now another thing to worry about when you get on the plane. are you a real pilot, sir? when amanda knox was accused of killing her roommate it took her four years to prove she was innocent. her boyfriend will join us to tell us why their lives will never be the same. you're watching cbs "this morning." we'll be right back. ft. new dove style + care whipped cream mousse. better style through better care.
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>> hello. guess who i found? this is billy gardell star of "mike and molly." you play who? >> i play molly. >> you play mike. you're a little not under the weather but a little disappointed because the series didn't win yesterday. >> i'm just glad i'm in new york that way i don't have to talk to the raiders fans. >> he's here because tonight is the premier of "mike and molly" and when the show ended you two got married and you're on the honeymoon. >> i'm married in real life and on tv and oil never be right again. >> we'll work with him.him. that's coming up ahad. your local news is next. billy joins us right after the break.
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and headlines all lanes of interstate 680 have now opened in pleasanton after a crash that killed a pedestrian. a man walked on to the assault on 680 near the stone ridge road exit and hit by at least two cars. the shut down all southbound lanes the drivers involved or " re with the investigation and the victim is not been identified. police in a word shot into the suspect to the belief shot someone at a bar and officers responded just before 1:00 this morning to report of a shooting at the dirty bird or and searched the area and on the suspect in a car matching a witness description police say he reversed his car toward the officers and that opened fire killing him. the victim of the bar as a
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good morning. 88 oakland southbound 880 and accident blocking one lane and the drive time is really slow coming down from downtown oakland northbound 8 a not a lot better. towards the san mateo bridge the could an accident was down 92 so
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far looks ok across the span of the san detail bridge. things i cannot over the bay bridge and only backed up to the first over crossing. a check of the traffic for the forecast here's lawrence. the cloud cover a little thick this morning with the gorgeous weekend but it's going to take a little longer for it to break up. i think as we head toward afternoon expecting most the sunshine but the cloud cover lingers this morning the '50s around the area was the sunshine and 72 degrees in oakland and 77 in san jose. the next couple of days by pressure comes back in here in the temperatures are warming up.
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welcome back to cbs "this morning." when american student amanda knox and her boyfriend were accused of murdering her roommate in italy it made headlines around the world. after four years in jail, amanda and raffaele sollecito were finally acquitted and released last october. >> now he wrote a book, hon"hon bound: my journey to hell and back with amanda knox." "48 hours" correspondent spoke with raffaele sollecito about his story. do you wish you had never met amanda knox? >> no, never. it's not her fault at all. she's innocent. she did nothing wrong. >> reporter: today raffaele
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sollecito is a free man. >> nothing wrong. i'm humble. >> reporter: in november 2007 raffaele sollecito and knox were portrayed in tabloids and in court as violent sex crazed killers after the body of 21-year-old meredith kercher was discovered in the house she shared with knox. >> all the world was against us, even here in america. >> reporter: it was a nightmare for a couple who had met and become lovers just eight days before. >> we kissed the same day. we felt this, this moment. >> reporter: it was that affection and these infamous kisses while the two stood outside the murder scene that helped turn public opinion against them. >> people were appalled by that. >> it was an affection gesture kiss on her lips.
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it was not passionate kiss. >> reporter: days later two were arrested. raffaele sollecito was placed in solitary confinement where he now reveals in his book that authorities tried to make him implicate amanda. >> it was unbearable. unbearable pressure. i had my family pushing me -- >> you could have gotten out of jail much sooner if you had lied about amanda's involvement. and you chose not to. >> exactly. because she's innocent. and if i did it she would spend the rest of her life in prison. >> you couldn't do it to save yourself, you would not do that? >> no. >> reporter: raffaele sollecito and knox were vindicated when all the dna evidence against them was thoroughly discredited. >> did you see amanda knox after the verdict? did you speak with her? >> yes. i met her after. when she hugged me, i was
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nervous. i hugged her back. >> reporter: after spending four long years in prison for a crime he didn't commit, raffaele sollecito still has emotional scars. >> i had a lot of joy but then i felt a lot of bitterness after a while because i realize that my life will never be the same again. and the judge, this is your new life, do the best you can. >> peter van zandt is here. the knox family views him as a hero. >> if at any time raffaele sollecito said amanda was in that house he would have been freed from prison. his own family urged him to turn on amanda. but he wouldn't. that's why he calls his book honor bound. >> which makes it extraordinary
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to me. they had only known each other a short time, eight or nine days. >> he said when he met her it was a lightning bolt. he fell in love. this was his first true love. despite the fact there were times in which he doubted amanda, because she had gone through a horrible interrogation and said things that put him at the house, at that house, he thought she was betraying him. then he learned the actual facts of this. but they would not ever turn on each other. >> i think it still boils down to that kiss that people saw. people thought that was so inappropriate. what does he say? >> he admits, although he said it's more of a cultural thing, i remind people italians were the ones so appalled by that kiss. meredith kercher's body was just feet away. i found it odd. they were shell shocked at that moment. that's how they explain it. >> is there any indication that
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the two of them still have a relationship and talk? >> they skype, they e-mail. i feel as though raffaele sollecito still has some affection for amanda. but they moved on to separate lives. he's looking in the seattle area for a job in a computer gaming business where she lives. but she has a boyfriend now and he's a musician and she's writing her book which is due out next year. early next year. >> what did we learn in this book about the four years he spent in prison? >> he was in isolation much of the time. we learned that he went through some abuse just as amanda knox had gone through. he had been struck by officials. we learn about the psychological pressure, the media campaign against them that turned them both into sex crazed devil worshipping monsters. and he just takes you through his story which is shocking. at the end of the day, remember -- >> did he seem odd at all when
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you interviewed him? >> no, very normal. very handsome young hand. very confident. remember at the end of the day the judge and jury said not only are you guilty but there's no evidence that you participated in this crime or at the death house. >> which is what they said all along. harlan coben has written a string of best selling mysteries. this morning we'll hear about his latest book and we'll hear
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author harlan coben has sold more than 50 million books. his last five novels all entered the "new york times" best seller list at number one. >> his new novel is called "seconds away." welcome. we were just saying you dressed up for us. look at you in your happy tie. >> nice and bright and pink. >> it is fall.
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>> what am i wearing. who am i wearing. that's the first thing. >> yes. there you go. you've written another page turner. i know this is a big weekend because you're a jersey boy and like all jersey boys you love bruce springsteen. >> chris christie and i went to the same high school. he was president of the senior class. >> what about that time when governor chris christie everybody said he fell asleep during that bruce springsteen concert. >> i'll defend him. he was texting me, some of the songs. i believe he was texting not sleeping. >> he wasn't texting man i'm so tired. >> so since you've known him for such a long time was he like that as a youngster the way he
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is now and by that you know what i mean call them like i see them. he was like that even then in >> he was. i wrote an op-ed piece on him in the "new york times." we disagree on a lot of stuff. that was part of the friendship, that give and take. sort of that brunt style is with him. i give it right back to him. we got along that way. >> should we discuss his book. >> what about this book? you've sold 50 million books. that's pretty impressive. you have to pinch yourself. these last two books are different. how so? >> "seconds away" is a young adult novel. more the ""hunger games"" "harry potter" type of novel. adults are reading it too but this is more for teenagers. i have four kids but the biggest compliment i have from my 13-year-olds is all my friends are reading it and the guys who don't read are reading it.
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>> that's great when a child looks at you and says dad, you're kind of cool. >> my last book, my daughter coming down and seeing it on the kitchen table. my kids don't think i'm cool. >> children are always embarrassed. >> the title i like "seconds away" the premise is in a split second your life can change. how does that dynamic show it in "seconds." >> the first line in the book -- there's moments in your life where just one little thing changes the course of everything. >> good and bad. >> all of a sudden up becomes down, good becomes evil, everything changes in a flick and that's what i like to explore. "seconds away" starts with that. i want to grab you right away on page one. you've been a long time reader. >> have. what's the different for you between young adult and adult books? >> really -- >> do you have a preference.
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>> yes and no. but for the most part when i'm trying to write a young adult book i'm just changing the hero is 15 or 16 rather than 30 or 40. some of the themes are less modified. other than that i haven't changed much. you can't talk down especially to today's audience. i always say this, i always, we always feel like we're 17 waiting for our life to begin. don't you feel that way. >> i was 38. >> but you always -- you never outgrow that feeling and that's what i was trying to channel. >> you had something cool, though, norah when you said he was on the subway last week. what happened on the subway. >> i was on 16th street station and the guy sat next to me and had took out my book and is sitting right next to me. i'm always afraid to say do you like that book. i said are you reading that book. he said yeah. i said look at the author photo.
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oh, my god. one of those fun new york moments. >> so you had to point out who he was sitting next to. >> yeah. of course we have to do that. turn the book around. >> congratulations. >> thank you so much. >> nice to talk to you. i'm sure you'll get a call from governor chris christie for outing him. >> i'm trying to help him. >> harlan coben. "seconds away" is on sale now. >> billy gardell is here and start agnew season of "mike and molly" tonight. we'll talk about his very busy comedy career. that's next o,,,,,,,,,,,,
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off at the concierge. >> he gave them to me so he could fly the plane. >> my bad. >> enjoy the complimentary champagne and oil have a little of this. >> still making people laugh. its in billy gardell's blood. he plays an officer in the show "mike and molly." it begins his third season tonight. >> billy gardell is turning the country with his stand up act. he's with us on studio 57. billy i flipped through the cany
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store. i had bill on my left and dan marino on i had right. being from pittsburgh that's like meeting the pope and the president. >> you gave your picks and everything. >> it was awesome. they had food afterwards. it was a great day. >> at the end of the day you were a pittsburgh boy that made good. tony beltre -- >> my neighborhood pizza. >> this is what he said about you. i know he's some kind of a celebrity but to us he'll always be a pittsburgh boy. >> i'm a pittsburgher first. i come from a town that i'm proud to reflect. i write in my stand up act working class sense of humor and i think you have a job that you get a break you can't embarrass the people you come from. that's what i thought. >> can the steelers go to the super bowl. >> long year, charlie. lost to the raiders. i don't know.
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maybe next week. >> the season is early. >> i hope so. >> so "mike and molly" has bean hit. >> mike and monthliy, season three. it's been unbelievable. we're back. wonderful cast. melissa mccarthy, i was rooting for her. she's amazing, and, you know, the rest of the cast is great. we have a group of people -- >> who else is on the cast? >> i'm grateful for them. >> i know. >> i'm grateful to have my gig. our show -- we all get along. >> people say when you get married on a show -- >> yes. >> that the dynamic tends to change and it becomes boring. >> there's lots of problems in marriage, you know. i got to fight with my act, my wife. >> what was your first impression when you met melissa
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mccarthy? >> i met her, god bless her she was pregnant when she read for that role and she came in and was a trooper. when we read together there was just an auto mattic -- it just worked. i think we both kind of knew it. then we met the rest of the cast. we were doing the pilot. and of course mark roberts is a play wright from chicago who created the show and chuck lawrie launched us into space and jimmie burrows took us out of dodge. i think we were on to something. there's enough 40-year-olds on the shop. >> so after the marriage what should we expect? >> well, the beauty of this show is it ultimately is about two people falling in love who thought they would never fall in love. our creator mark wanted organic moments. instead of going the route where you wait eight years to see if
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the couple gets together we wanted to explore that the first date, first kiss, the fir time they meet the crazy family, et cetera, et cetera, et cetera. now we've gotten to the marriage. that's wonderful because it's that time when it goes from oh, my god we're in for this for real. we got the rings and paper work. can we make it work. with today's economy it reflects what's happening. we're living at home and trying to get on our feet. the generation before us believed in saving before we went out. our generation hasn't been great at. >> other than making people laugh, what are all good situation comedies have. >> a heart beat. i think the great ones have a heart beat. that's what i love about our show. it's not just funny line, funny line, there's a moment i'm scared of this or awkward moment. when you get to play those things the laughter comes bigger after that. >> the characters have a unique ability to laugh at themselves. >> you have to. >> you both laugh at yourself.
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>> have you ever met someone who takes them seriously? how long do you want to be in the room with them? >> i have a pedicure in the same room. got to go. you talk about your weight loss. is it something -- >> lost one chin. i'm good. no i've lost about 50 pounds. but it's not -- i'm not trying to do anything drastic. trying to be healthier. they are trying to keep me alive. slow progression. it's a journey like anything else. >> i'm surprised you still want to do stand up comedy. you were in the poconos last night. your friend don't who is in the green room how funny are you, because you're a celebrity you get five minutes. >> yeah. when you start out you don't get any grace period. you got to win them over in a minute. as you get on tv and your audience gets bigger, you get five minutes. but you better be good. >> you draw from real life your
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comedy. >> yes. i admire the comics, guys that could take real situation. guys that could write what was happening in their life. plus if you could say i'm awkward -- >> "mike and molly" season premier, third season tonight 9:30. that's it for us. up next your local news. we'll see you tomorrow [ male announcer ] jay likes it when his mobile phone
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